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23 July 2014 Last updated at 06:09

YMCA hostel given £1m funding boostHighbridge Hotel, Highbridge

Work to turn a derelict hotel into a hostel for young and vulnerable people could begin by the end of the year, after the project receives a £1.1m boost.


The plans aim to prevent roads on the Somerset Levels becoming closed to traffic during floodsPlans on show for flood-hit village

People on part of the Somerset Levels hit by the winter floods are shown plans designed to keep a major access route through the area open in times of flood.

Charlie Robbins statueInformation appeal on statue soldier

A museum in Somerset appeals for help in finding information about a World War One soldier, who is the subject of a 92-year-old bronze statue.

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